Be FAIR and CARE: Operationalizing responsible Indigenous data sharing to benefit patients with rare diseases

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WMWardah Mirza
MSc. Economics, PMP certified

Project Manager Indigenous Health, Engagement and Reconciliation

Wardah is a Project Manager, Indigenous Health, Engagement, and Reconciliation at the Faculty of Medicine, UBC. She supports Dr. Nadine Caron - FNHA Chair in Cancer and Wellness at UBC- with research, administrative, and finance tasks. She will also be providing administrative and research support for the CIHR funded ‘Be Fair and Care’ project led by Dr. Nadine Caron, Dr. Laura Arbour, and Dr. Jeffery Lawrence Reading. Wardah completed her graduate degree in Economics from Pakistan and, has more than 6 years of experience working for the development sector in Pakistan and Ghana. She joined the Quantum Matter Institute (Faculty of Science) at UBC in 2020 and moved to the Faculty of Medicine in April 2022. At the heart of all her efforts lies the desire to have an equitable, fair, and just society for all, and she is proud to be a part of the Silent Genomes team and their efforts to advance the health and wellness outcomes for Indigenous peoples.